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    Grenada by nawuth praivicharn    55030071 Grenada by nawuth praivicharn 55030071 Presentation Transcript

    • English for Communication 3 Nawuth Praivicharn 55030071
    • Overview • General Knowledge of Grenada • History Lesson • Grenada Festival • What to do in Grenada
    • General Knowledge
    • Grenada’s flag Keith Mitchell “Prime Minister of Grenada”
    • The location of Grenada
    • Map of Grenada St. Georges “The Capital City”
    • History
    • Occupation by the French and British
    • • The British and the French tried to take Grenada in the early 1600's • Was controlled by the French in 1652 • British took from French in 1783 • Grenada finally gaining independence in 1974.
    • An Island Revolution
    • • On March 13th, 1979, a revolution took place in Grenada • Maurice Bishop overthrew the existing government and became the Prime Minister. • Bishop was a communist and set up ties with Cuba • The government broke up into factions and a leadership dispute resulted in Bishop's murder
    • The US Invasion of Grenada
    • • US concerned about Grenada's links with Cuba • There were 1000 US medical students studying on the island and the US wanted to protect them • On October 25th, 1983, the US invaded Grenada. • By mid December, a pro-American led government was in power and the fighting was over.
    • Grenada Festival
    • Rainbow City Festival
    • • Takes place in August • the streets of Grenville, is the location for this celebration • Local arts, crafts, food, music and tours of scenic sites in the parish combine to make this a festival not to be missed.
    • Carriacou Maroon Festival
    • • Cultural and educational event on Carriacou • honoring African heritage through drumming, singing, and food. • takes place in April
    • Carnival
    • • the Caribbean's signature celebration. • the celebration occurs in August • Carnival is an exuberant, colorful event filled with costumed parades and island music.
    • What to Do in Grenada
    • • Designed by Jason de Caires Taylor • Slightly north of the capital town of St. Georges • Viewable by snorkeling or scuba diving
    • • Hike up to iconic waterfalls • Cool off underneath in the pools • Perfection both visually and for relaxation purposes.
    • • Silver award winner in the 2011 London Academy of Chocolate Awards. • Making chocolate right where the cocoa beans grow
    • • The capital of Grenada • scenic and worthy of a few mornings or afternoons of strolls
    • Conclusion
    • General Knowledge Grenada flag Keith Mitchell is The Prime Minister of Grenada Grenada is really small
    • History Occupation by the French and British An Island Revolution The US Invasion of Grenada
    • Grenada Festival Carnival Rainbow City Festival Carriacou Maroon Festival
    • What to Do in Grenada